Posts Tagged “CFM International”

Premium – A320neo Ops update (dispelling neo nonsense)

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Premium – A320neo Ops update (dispelling neo nonsense)






In this article, we will dispel “neo nonsense” regarding difficulties with the new aircraft. The A320neo entry into service continues to settle in with variable results We show the latest flight ops data, through March 30, 2017 There is some “neo nonsense” to clarify with respect to engine performance Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page…

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Premium #315 – Technology: Are the next steps revolutionary or evolutionary?

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Aerospace is a technology-heavy business.  But the pace of technology change is accelerating.  Consider just 15 years ago that composites were too expensive and unproven for aircraft structural applications, large geared turbofans were a lab experiment, hybrid cars were new, flip phones were state of the art, and the hard drive on my computer had…

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A Lufthansa CFM56 achieves 100,000 flight hours

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A Lufthansa CFM56 achieves 100,000 flight hours






Lufthansa and CFM International are celebrating the achievement of 100,000 flight hours by one of the airline’s CFM56-5C engines more than 20 years after Lufthansa took delivery of its first Airbus A340-300.  The airline was the launch customer for the CFM56-5C-powered A340 and put the first aircraft into revenue service in February 1993.  Lufthansa currently…

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Airbus O&D through August

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Airbus O&D through August






Airbus has reported its O&D through August. (Boeing only has data through July for download as of today) Taking a look a the Airbus numbers highlights some important issues. Related posts: Premium #218 – Facing Difficulties: A look into the future for key industry players Premium # 172 – Paris Preview What if Rolls-Royce and…

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Bombardier Delays Deliveries due to Engine Supply Issues

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Bombardier announced that its 2016 C Series deliver schedule will be delayed, while citing the statistics from the first two aircraft in service with Swiss.  The good news is that the two CS100 aircraft in service with SWISS have collectively flown nearly 400 revenue flights, and accumulated nearly 600 flight hours.   The bad news is that Bombardier stated…

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Premium #233 – Who Will be the Next to Play Technology Leapfrog

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Premium #233 – Who Will be the Next to Play Technology Leapfrog






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